Essays about: "degradation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1053 essays containing the word degradation.

  1. 1. Did you just buy that? Why not rent it? A quantitative study about consumer beliefs towards rental options

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Niklas Svanberg; Linus Öggesjö; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Clothing rental; consumer behavioral beliefs; determinant; gender; age; level of education;

    Abstract : Negative environmental impact caused by humankind imposes societal action. New market structures are seemingly necessary to achieve sustainability, though, change is often difficult to attain. The clothing industry is a significant source to environmental degradation, hence, change is desired within the industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Riparian buffer zones in agricultural landscapes : Their status today and their future as an ecological tool in Sweden

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Mikaela Ignatiou Hadjicharalambous; [2021]
    Keywords : Riparian buffer zones; agriculture lanscapes; ecological tool; streams; kantzoner; lantbrukslandskap; ekologisk vertyg; vattendrag;

    Abstract : The application of intensive farming and cultivation practices, resulting in large-scale modification of the hydrology of streams and rivers and of the natural vegetation, has increased the need to find ways to mitigate the negative impact of this habitat degradation. Suitable design and creation of riparian buffer zones in agriculture areas, is by many considered the best remedial measure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impact of social-ecological changes on resilience in the Senegalese Sahel

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Frida Åberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Sahel; Ferlo; Resilience Assessment; Wayfinder; Agro-silvo-pastoralism;

    Abstract : Understanding how social-ecological changes influence the resilience of dryland agro-silvo-pastoral systems can offer new perspectives on current sustainability challenges. In this study I use mixed methods to explore how resilience thinking can guide development towards sustainable and just future pathways in the Sahelian part of northern Senegal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Concept Population & Verification of Traction Motors

    University essay from KTH/Fordonsdynamik

    Author : Aditya Pratap Singh; [2021]
    Keywords : Synchronous Reluctance Motor SynRM ; Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor PMSM ; Permanent Magnet assisted SynRM PM-SynRM ; traction motors; electrical machines; Synkron Reluktansmotor; Permanent Magnet Synkron motor; Permanent Magnet assisterad Synkron motor; framdrivningsmotorer; elmotorer;

    Abstract : The electrification of automobiles has emerged as the sustainable powertrain solutionto meet United Nations sustainable development goals of sustainable cities andcommunities, affordable and clean energy, and climate action. The success of theelectrification depends on the efficiency of traction motors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Scenario Dose Calculation for Robust Optimization in Proton Therapy Treatment Planning

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematik LTH

    Author : Johan Sundström; [2021]
    Keywords : cancer; radiation therapy; proton therapy; treatment planning; robust optimization; dose calculation algorithms; scenarios; patient setup; range error; organ motion; pencil beam scanning; computational efficiency; range-corrected dose-mapping; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : Robust optimization plays a vital role in proton therapy treatment planning. A monoenergetic beam of protons has a finite range and delivers most of its dose at some specific depth in the patient. This allows the design of treatments that mainly damage the tumor and not any surrounding tissue. READ MORE